This is an old review of a book I picked up because it was on the Modern Library’s Top 100 Novels of the century list, and it fulfilled a classics square on the library summer reading challenge that year.
Published: 1900 (since it was published before current copyright law, you can read it for free from gutenberg.org as well)
Length: 416 pages
Setting: various locations throughout the world, late 1800s Continue reading
I’m not sure exactly where I heard about this book, but I know I put it on my list because it’s about a bookstore. Books about books or bookstores are one of my favorite subgenres.
Length: 288 pages
Setting: mostly San Fransisco and New York City, present day Continue reading
This is the sixth book in the Old Man’s War series that I’m trying to finish up this year.
Genre: military science fiction
Length: 380 pages
Setting: various location in the Galaxy, far future, soon after the events of The Human Division Continue reading
Sorry I didn’t get a weekend post up. Miss Adventure and I went to a contra dance Saturday night and then we had a soccer tournament for Mr. Curiosity most of Sunday. Today, I have the last story in the Future Visions: Original Science Fiction Inspired by Microsoft anthology (still free for the Kindle!) by Ann Leckie. I’ve been eagerly anticipating this story since I loved her Imperial Radch trilogy.
Genre: science fiction
Setting: an exoplanet, far future Continue reading
It’s another old book review tonight. This one comes from a book I picked up at the library’s used book sale.
Genre: thriller/action fiction
Length: 230 pages
Setting: various locations around the world, 1980s Continue reading
This book has been at the top of my To Be Read list for a long time (more than a year). I finally got tired of staring at it each time I went to choose a new book.
Subtitle: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
Genre: nonfiction food and agriculture
Length: 351 pages of text, 361 pages total Continue reading
I’m still recovering my book review buffer from the long read that was Winter of the World. So, it’s another old book review for today. This one I heard about from a podcast that is now defunct. They did an author interview with Huff and I decided to pick up one of her books from the library.
Genre: urban fantasy
Length: 416 pages
Setting: Vancouver, Canada, present day Continue reading